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CP to challenge arbitrator’s order to reinstate cocaine-using locomotive engineer

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced it will be asking the Superior Court of Quebec to stay a July 14, 2014 decision by the Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration (CROA), which ruled a locomotive engineer, who consumed cocaine at a time and of a quantity which could impact his duties, must be reinstated. CP also announced it will be appealing the agency’s order to the Superior Court of Quebec asking it to overturn the decision.


Mariners’ House holds 46th AGM

Mariners’ House of Montreal held its 46th annual general meeting on June 17th, attended by thirty patrons and friends of the historical organisation. In his address, the President, Michael Fratianni, CEO of Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership, said: “Most of us here have ties to the sea, both practical and romantic, and we can appreciate the necessity for centres such as Mariners’ House. It is a haven in the lives of seafarers from all over the world.”